Rice Factory Production Manager at Kwati Nigeria Limited

Kwati Nigeria Limited is a rice factory and production company saddled to produce rice that can feed every household in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Rice Factory Production Manager

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an experienced Production Manager to oversee and manage the manufacturing processes of our Rice Factory.
  • Ensures that the Rice production equipment and tools function properly and increase an organization’s efficiencies.
  • Their duties include building production schedules, making sure production processes stay within budgets and deadlines and reviewing the productivity of an organization’s manufacturing equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Rice production cycle &plans to meet customer demand while optimizing resource utilization.
  • Implement and enforce quality control standards and procedures to maintain product quality and consistency.
  • Identify and resolve any quality-related issues promptly.
  • Manage production staff, including in-house training, orientation, and performance evaluation.
  • Oversee resource allocation, including labour, equipment, and materials, to maximize efficiency and minimize downtime.
  • Continuously analyze production processes to identify areas for improvement and implement lean manufacturing principles.
  • Lead and participate in process improvement projects to increase productivity and reduce costs.
  • Implement inventory tracking systems to improve accuracy and reduce waste.
  • Promote a culture of safety, cleanliness, and housekeeping and provide training to staff as needed.
  • Monitor production expenses and develop cost-effective strategies to minimize waste and maximize profitability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as procurement, maintenance, and sales to ensure seamless production processes.
  • Report regularly to senior management on production performance and key metrics.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, technologies, and best practices to drive innovation and efficiency within the production department.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g., Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Management) with a minimum of 5 years experience in the same role.
  • Proven experience in Rice Farm or Factory, production management or a similar role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical reasoning and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong knowledge and use of Excel is a must.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Exceptional communication (especially ability to communicate in Hausa) and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Experience in maintenance is an advantage.

Application Closing Date
24th May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@wisdomkwatigroup.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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